This large-flowered variety adds dramatic color to the garden in late spring and again in early fall. Its dark lavender flowers and prominent, creamy-yellow stamens are predominately semi-double during the first bloom and single during the rebloom. Extremely floriferous, it will add vertical interest and color to your garden. It also grows well in containers. Clematis 'General Sikorski'
Clematis 'General Sikorski'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:8 - 10 feet
Spread:36 - 48 inches
Spacing:36 - 48 inches
Flowering Date:Late spring and early fall.
Winter Care:Apply a winter mulch, after the ground freezes, in areas where plants may heave from the ground due to alternate freezing and thawing temperatures. Remove most of the mulch in early spring, but keep 2-3" to keep the ground moist and shaded.
Flower Form:The first flowers to bloom will be 5", semi-double. The reblooming flowers, will likely be single.
Foliage Type:Medium green, simple palmate to pinnate leaves arranged alternately and opposite on the stems.